PS-67 PICO balloon HF JT9 WSPR

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PS-67 PICO balloon HF JT9 WSPR

Post by VK3YT » Sat Jul 16, 2016 10:44 am

Hi all,

PS-67 is in the air, chasing FEDOR the balloonist (http://konyukhov.ru/en/news.html)

Solar powered party balloon, 25mW TX
TX WSPR, JT9 on 30m only

Dial frequency 10.138700Mhz (standard WSPR dial frequency) for WSPR, JT9.
JT9 is at 1650Hz

See HF decoding info at http://picospace.net/?cat=34

Tracking as PS-67 on SNUS
https://tracker.habhub.org/#!mt=roadmap ... ay&f=PS-67
WSPR call sign is VK3YT http://wsprnet.org/olddb?findcall=vk3yt

TX scheduling
Minute - Band - Mode - Condition
:00 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - mandatory
:04 - 30m - 1 minute of a hidden message :) - if batt full
:10 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:20 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:30 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - mandatory
:34 - 30m - 1 minute of a hidden message - if batt full
:40 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full
:50 - 30m - 2 mins WSPR then two x 1 min JT9 - if batt full

Assistance with tracking is appreciated.

Andy
VK3YT

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